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Some Indexical You: Gender in the Twenty-First Century

full name / name of organization: 
University of Ulster/Sibeal Postgraduate Network
contact email: 
genderstudiesulster@gmail.com

Some Indexical You: Gender in the Twenty-First Century

Reception Studies Society Panel at SAMLA 86

full name / name of organization: 
South Atlantic Modern Language Association (SAMLA 86)
contact email: 
paul.dahlgren@gsw.edu

This panel welcomes papers about any aspect of reception studies. Paper proposals addressing the SAMLA 86 theme are especially welcome.

[UPDATE:Deadline Extended to June 1] "Nuance" SCLA Conference Oct. 10-12, 2014 (Eckerd College, St Petersburg FL)

full name / name of organization: 
Society for Comparative Literature and the Arts
contact email: 
sclaconference@eckerd.edu

Paper and panel proposal deadline extended to June 1. Graduate student travel grants available. Please submit abstracts at www.eckerd.edu/scla

Call for Chapters: Evil Women and Mean Girls

full name / name of organization: 
Keira Williams
contact email: 
evilwomenmeangirls@gmail.com

Call for Chapters
Evil Women and Mean Girls: Critical Examinations of the Fairer Sex’s Nasty Side in History, Literature, and Popular Culture

Special Session of the MMLA 2014: “The Affects of Cities”

full name / name of organization: 
Elizabeth Dieterich
contact email: 
emdieterich@gmail.com

Recent turns in psychoanalytic criticism cast individuals as more porous—more permeable to the feelings or psychoses of others—than traditional humanism usually allows.

Analyzing the 1950s: Media, Politics, Culture Conference (November 15, 2014; Proposals due August 1, 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Kylo-Patrick R. Hart, Dept. of Film, Television and Digital Media, TCU
contact email: 
k.hart@tcu.edu

We invite presentation proposals for the daylong Analyzing the 1950s: Media, Politics, Culture Conference, to be held at Texas Christian University (Fort Worth, Texas) on Saturday, November 15, 2014.

PAMLA 2014 Film Studies (Oct 31-Nov 2, Riverside, CA)

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific-Ancient Modern Language Association (PAMLA)
contact email: 
matthew.snyder@ucr.edu

Call for Papers: Film Studies

PAMLA is looking for a wide-array of papers dealing with Film and Visual Culture. ***ALL SUBMISSIONS SHOULD BE DONE ON PAMLA's Website***

[Update] 2014 Futures of American Studies Institute

full name / name of organization: 
Dartmouth College
contact email: 
James.E.Dobson@Dartmouth.EDU

DARTMOUTH COLLEGE ANNOUNCES A ONE WEEK SUMMER INSTITUTE:
STATES OF AMERICAN STUDIES

MONDAY, JUNE 16 — SUNDAY, JUNE 22, 2014

DIRECTOR: Donald E. Pease (Dartmouth College)

UPDATE: Mideast Conference on Christianity and Literature: Imagination Participation and Co-Creation. 6/15; (10/31-11/1)

full name / name of organization: 
Conference on Christianity and Literature
contact email: 
clgrewell@phc.edu

2014 Mideast Regional Meeting of the Conference on Christianity and Literature: “The Imagination, Participation, and Co-Creation”
Patrick Henry College, Purcellville, VA

Alfred Hitchcock - Interdisciplinary Humanities - November 1, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Interdisciplinary Humanities
contact email: 
howarth-m@mssu.edu

Deadline: November 1, 2014

Spring 2015 Issue - Alfred Hitchcock

Guest Editor: Michael Howarth

[Update] "Elsewheres," JMMLA (Spring 2015): 9/15/14

full name / name of organization: 
The Journal of the Midwest Modern Language Association
contact email: 
jason.arthur@rockhurst.edu

The editors of JMMLA seek essays about the literature, film, music, and art of places that don’t really matter, places whose adjacency to the capitals of the world confirms their lack of sway.

Call for Papers: “Broken Narratives”- Graduate Student Conference-Ohio State University-Saturday 11th Oct, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
English Graduate Organization, Ohio State U
contact email: 
ego.osu@gmail.com

Broken narratives abound in literary and cultural history.

[UPDATE] Writers for Anthology--Out Of Many

full name / name of organization: 
City University of New York
contact email: 
OutOfMany2015@GMail.Com

Call for Writers: Anthology of Creative Nonfiction and Fiction

Circling Our Wagons Conference: Stories and Histories of Hip Hop April 16-19, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Albany State University Department of English, Modern Languages, and Mass Communication.
contact email: 
cowc@asurams.edu

Call for Papers for Albany State University Depart

GLBTQ Studies at MAPACA (Baltimore, Nov 6th through the 8th)

full name / name of organization: 
Mid-Atlantic Popular & American Culture Association
contact email: 
markjohn@alumni.tufts.edu

The GLBTQ Studies Area of MAPACA welcomes proposals of relevance to the gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, and queer communities for its 25th annual conference to be held this November in Baltimore.

Language and Ethics of Care in Contemporary Literature - University of Montreal - Friday, Oct. 31st 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Department of Comparative Literature at University of Montreal and University of Alberta (Campus Saint-Jean)
contact email: 
Dominique.Hetu@umontreal.ca

Since Foucault’s Le souci de soi, Carol Gilligan

Issue 1.2: Failure in Literature and Art - papers due June 1, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
albeit
contact email: 
submissions@albeitjournal.com

Issue 1.2: Failure in Literature and Art

[UPDATE: Deadline Extended] CFP: Sustainability through an Interdisciplinary Lens

full name / name of organization: 
SAMLA: Graduate Students Forum in English
contact email: 
heatherfox@mail.usf.edu

South Atlantic Modern Language Association Conference 86: “Sustainability and the Humanities.”

Atlanta, GA, November 7-9, 2014

Wole Soyinka: 80 Years of Protracted Engagement

full name / name of organization: 
The Journal of Pan African Studies
contact email: 
atjpas@gmail.com

In honor of the 80th birthday, and the life-long commitment to human rights/justice, and the arts, The Journal of Pan African Studies (www.jpanafrican.com) will host a special edition on Akinwande Olu

Boston University’s American and New England Studies Program Graduate Conference 2014: New England and the World (Oct 24-25)

full name / name of organization: 
Boston University American and New England Studies Program Graduate Student Association
contact email: 
amgsa@bu.edu

Call for Papers

Rural Survival Skills in an Urban Setting - MMLA 2014, November 13 - 16, Detroit

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Modern Language Association
contact email: 
dbelling@fitchburgstate.edu

In Tillie Olsen’s working class novel Yonnondio, the character Anna takes her children out, “looking for empty lots where dandelions grew,” so they may harvest dandelion greens.

SOUTHERN STUDIES CONFERENCE 6-7 February 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Auburn University at Montgomery
contact email: 
jhavard@aum.edu

Now in its seventh year, the AUM Liberal Arts Conference in Southern Studies invites panel and paper proposals on any aspect of Southern literature. Topics may include but are not limited to:

CFP: Journal of Race and Policy

full name / name of organization: 
Journal of Race and Policy
contact email: 
dlbrown@ithaca.edu

The Journal of Race and Policy (ISSN 1540-8450) is an interdisciplinary forum for the presentation of research pertaining to education, employment, health care, citizen participation, social welfare,

Cities and the Social Contract in Literature, May 30; Nov. 13-16, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Modern Language Association
contact email: 
bwaddell@sjfc.edu

“Cities and the Social Contract in Literature” – MMLA annual convention, Detroit, Nov. 13-16, 2014

SOUTHERN CRIMES, CAPERS, & CORRUPTIONS

full name / name of organization: 
NOLA DIASPORA journal
contact email: 
editor@noladiaspora.org

NOLA Diaspora wants scholarly articles on New Orleans and Southern sin and/or decadence: crime and true crime, detective fiction, Mardi Gras and masking, Marie Laveau, and related topics.

The HUMAN journal is now open for submissions

full name / name of organization: 
The Human: Journal of Literature and Culture
contact email: 
human@humanjournal.org

The Human (issn: 2147-9739) is an international and interdisciplinary journal that publishes articles written in the fields of literatures in English (British, American, Irish, etc.), classical and mo

[UPDATE] Call for Papers for NeoAmericanist Issue 7.2

full name / name of organization: 
NeoAmericanist
contact email: 
robert.mousseau@carleton.ca

NeoAmericanist, an online multi-disciplinary journal for the study of America, is issuing an extension on its CALL FOR PAPERS to interested Undergraduate and Graduate students.

The Renaissance Formerly Known as Harlem: Race and Diaspora in the Global City

full name / name of organization: 
MMLA/Midwest Modern Language Association
contact email: 
savhall@indiana.edu, hansonkr@indiana.edu

Leisure, Pleasure, and Entertainment

full name / name of organization: 
EC/ASECS
contact email: 
jwessel@udel.edu

LEISURE PLEASURE & ENTERTAINMENT

45TH ANNUAL CONFERENCE OF THE EAST-CENTRAL AMERICAN SOCIETY FOR EIGHTEENTH-CENTURY STUDIES (EC/ASECS)

University of Delaware
November 6-8, 2014

[Update] Beyond Life: The Rise of Undead Culture, 112th PAMLA Annual Conference, Riverside CA, 10/31-11/2/2014

full name / name of organization: 
Roland Finger, Cuesta College
contact email: 
roland_finger@cuesta.edu

CFP for Beyond Life: The Rise of Undead Culture

NANCY DREW AND HER SISTERS: GIRL DETECTIVES IN THE 20TH CENTURY, SAMLA 2014, Nov. 7-9

full name / name of organization: 
South Atlantic Modern Language Association
contact email: 
lgaillet@gsu.edu

This panel considers depictions of young women in mystery fiction written for the teen audience in the 20th Century.

Transitions and Transgressions: A PG and ECR Conference - 11th Sept 2014 [CFP deadline: 2nd June]

full name / name of organization: 
Modern and Contemporary Research Group - Department of English and Drama, Loughborough University
contact email: 
tandtconference@lboro.ac.uk

Transitions and Transgressions

A one-day postgraduate and early-career researcher conference

Department of English and Drama, Loughborough University

URGENT MSA 2014: Marginal Masculinities: Queer, Black, Wayward

full name / name of organization: 
Modernist Studies Association
contact email: 
pen208@lehigh.edu

Conference: MSA 16, November 6-9, 2014. Pittsburgh, PA. Omni Hotel

Panel:“Marginal Masculinities: Queer, Black, Wayward.”
Organizers: Greg Forter, Peter Nagy

One day Workshop: Demons in the Body (July 2014: Oxford, United Kingdom)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Rob Fisher, Inter-disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
demonbody1@inter-disciplinary.net

One day Workshop: Demons in the Body

Monday 28th July 2014
Mansfield College, Oxford, United Kingdom

Call for Participation:

Call for Papers: Special issue on the Graphic Novel, deadline of Oct. 1, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Studies in the Novel
contact email: 
studiesinthenovel@unt.edu

Studies in the Novel is inviting papers for possible inclusion in a special issue on the graphic novel to be guest edited by Stephen E. Tabachnick

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